Movie Review: Love Live! The School Idol Project

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General Information:

Genres: Music, School, Slice of Life
Written by : Jukki Hanada
Directors:
Takahiko Kyōgoku
Stars: Emi Nitta, Yurika Kubo, Aya Uchida, Suzuko Mimori
Aired: June 13, 2015
Producers: Bandai Visual, Lantis, ASCII Media Works, Bushiroad, Graphinica, ILCA
Licencors: NIS America, Inc.
Studios: Sunrise
Source: Original
Duration: 1 hr. 42 min.
Country:  Japan
Language: Japanese
Rating: PG-13 – Teens 13 or older

Summary:

The story of the film begins after the events of the second season, at the graduation ceremony of the third-year students. Knowing that the graduation of the third-year members means the end of μ’s, the nine girls take a walk around the school filled with memories. However, when the students attempt to leave the school gates, a single email is sent to them, and the curtain on a new story for μ’s begins. (Source: ANN)

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Review:

Love Live! have gotten pretty popular over the years. After the success of both seasons of the anime a movie came out. The movie is a completion of the story. Its what happens after the ending of the second season. *spoiler alert: If you haven’t watched the anime stop reading*. Muse decided to split up since the seniors are graduating… that was the whole story of season two. The movie is about how they spend their time together before the seniors graduated. Honoka decided that they should do another love live! since that was the reason they formed their group. *End of Spoiler* The movie was very entertaining. We got to see different sides of each character. There were new songs which was very cool. Also their trip for New York was pretty fun. Specially how they were struggling to speak in English. Overall the movie was a good idea, it didn’t change the outcome of the story but it did give the fans what they wanted. If you have watched Love Live! this movie is a must.

Overall Rate: 8/10


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